The Violet is a gold mine located in Mariposa county, California at an elevation of 2,999 feet.
About the MRDS Data:
All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.
Elevation: 2,999 Feet (914 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 37.71778, -120.06556
Active Mining Claims
Claim data is for Mines level premium members.
Violet MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Violet
Land StatusLand ownership: National Forest
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
|Comment: UTM ACC, CENTER SEC.|
|Comment: VEIN, 1 - 3 FT THICK|
|Comment: PATENTED 40 AC. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: BOWEN, O. E., JR., GRAY, C. H., JR., 1957 , MINES AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF MARIPOSA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 53 , NOS. 1 AND 2 , P. 313